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THE TABLE: ST. LOUIS, Missouri – 1904 was a very busy year

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Phoenixville anti-discrimination ordinance faces criticism

PHOENIXVILLE >> Borough council faced criticism for its decision to schedule a public hearing on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance, which looks to protect residents from discrimination based on, among other things, their sexual orientatio...

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    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East to present ‘Seussical Jr.’

    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East students will take audience members on a fantastical journey to the Jungle of Nool and Whoville as they perform “Seussical Jr.” in the Spahr Auditorium Feb. 24-26.

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    spay & save: Jingles Jester wants a new home after a tough life on the streets of Philly

    Jingles Jester is a neutered, 3-year-old male domestic short-hair, mostly white w/ beautiful black and brown markings. What a loving boy! Jingles Jester is ready for a new home after being on the streets of North Philly for two years. He had an infected wound on his leg which was eventually cured but he will always have a limp. Jingles Jester gets around very well despite his limp. He is a good boy with other cats and seems to be okay with dogs. Won’t you make his 2017 great by...

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    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 19

    Event Submissions: Send to cthornburg@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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    Medical pot farm proposed for West Pottsgrove

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> A proposal to construct a 100,000-square-foot indoor medical marijuana growing facility on the site of the former Stanley G. Flagg Brass plant in Stowe will not be opposed by the township commissioners.

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    Methaction School District to hold public meeting regarding possible school closures

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A public meeting regarding the possible closure of Audubon Elementary School and/or Arrowhead Elementary School will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., according to a letter from Methacton School District Superintendent Dr. David Serbe on Wednesday.

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    Upper Merion police asking for public’s help to find Costco jewelry thief

    UPPER MERION >> Upper Merion Township Police Department has released a surveillance image of a suspect involved in a burglary at the Costco Wholesale at 201 Allendale Road.

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  • Business

    Tourism officials tout sport complex proposal for Montgomery County

    UPPER PROVIDENCE>> “Build it and they will come” was the burning imperative that Valley Forge Sports conveyed to a diverse crowd of developers, sports executives and hospitality industry folks at Oaks Center Ice Thursday.

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    Phoenixville council names new police chief, hires 2 officers

    PHOENIXVILLE >> After a nearly six-month search for the next leader of the Phoenixville Police Department, officials settled on a man who’s been there all along.

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    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Enjoy hippo-themed games, plenty of art; plus Mummers in Manayunk

    On view Wayne Art Center: “Expressions of Radnor 2017,” “Art Work by Frank Bernard” and “Elisabeth Braun: Deep Space” will be on display Feb. 21-March 18 in the Davenport Gallery. The opening of all three exhibitions will be celebrated 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 26. This event is free, and offers the public a chance to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. The Wayne Art Center galleries are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4...

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    Unconventional guitarist James ‘Blood’ Ulmer appearing at MCCC

    The legacy of Ornette Coleman (and, some say, Jimi Hendrix) lives on in jazz-soul-funk electric guitarist and singer James “Blood” Ulmer.

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